MEAC calls off athletic competitions

In the fallout of the coronavirus outbreaks, the Mid Eastern Athletic Conference has also decided to suspend all athletic competition for the time being. Below is a release from the MEAC: The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced the suspension of the remainder of its Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament, which is being held at the Norfolk Scope Arena. Additionally, all spring sports competitions are being suspended through the end of the Spring 2020 semester and next week’s Women’s Bowling Championship will also be suspended. According to Dr. Wayne Frederick,…

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2019-20 SIAC Men’s Basketball All-Conference Honourees

From the SIAC : ROCK HILL, South Carolina (March 1, 2020) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its annual men’s basketball awards to cap the 2019-2020 regular season. This year’s all-conference teams, which feature ten student-athletes, were voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. Miles’s Junior forward, Avery Brown, headlines the 2020 SIAC Men’s Basketball All-Conference team as the conference’s leading vote to earn the 2020 SIAC Player of the Year honor. Central State’s freshman shooting guard Darweshi Hunter, was named both Freshman of…

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SIAC announces women’s hoops All-Conference Honours

From the SIAC: ROCK HILL, South Carolina (March 1, 2020) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its annual women’s basketball awards to conclude 2019-2020 regular season. This year’s all-conference teams, which feature fifteen student-athletes, were voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. Benedict’s forward, Ay’Anna Bey, leads the 2020 SIAC Women’s Basketball All-Conference team as the 2020 SIAC Player of the Year. Savannah State’s Ta’Kyla Austin garnished this year’s Newcomer of the Year award, while teammate, Amari Heard captured the SIAC Freshman of the…

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SIAC releases Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament Brackets

From the SIAC: ROCK HILL (February 28, 2020) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) reveals its 2020 conference championship brackets which feature 13 women’s teams and 14 men’s teams vying for the SIAC crown. The women’s bracket will kick off tournament competition on Monday morning at the Rock Hill Indoor Sport & Event Center at 11 a.m. as No. 4 Eastern Division seed, Clark Atlanta, is slated to take on the No. 5 Western Division seed, Lane. Following, the No. 4 Western Division seed, Spring Hill, will face off against the…

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Winston-Salem State wins 2020 CIAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

From the CIAA : CHARLOTTE, NC – Robert Colon’s three free throws with 4.6 seconds remaining completed a late comeback by Winston-Salem State University as they defeated Fayetteville State University 63-62 to capture the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s Basketball tournament title Saturday afternoon at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The championship was Winston-Salem’s 12th in the conference tournament’s 75-year history and their first since winning the title in 2012.  The Rams, who were the #2 seed in the south entering the tournament, earn the CIAA’s automatic bid to…

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SCSU comes up short against FAMU 62-56

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Four players scored in double figures as the Florida A&M University men’s basketball team held off a late charge by South Carolina State in a 61-56 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) victory on Monday night at the Al Lawson Center. FAMU (12-14 overall, 10-5 MEAC), which completed its first undefeated season at home since 1988-89, led 28-22 at the half, but surrendered the lead early in the second half before grabbing the lead for good. South Carolina State nearly rallied from a nine-point deficit late, but…

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Albany State women’s hoops defeats Clark-Atlanta 64-55

From asugoldenrams.com: 64 ASUW 55CAUWBB Team 1 2 3 4 F ASUW 10 17 19  18  64 CAUWBB 21  9  14  11  5 ATLANTA, Ga. – After leading most of the first half and late into the fourth quarter, Clark Atlanta wasn’t able to hold off Albany State, falling 64-55 Monday at L.S. Epps Gymnasium. On Senior Night, the Lady Panthers (7-17, 5-10 SIAC) were up 53-51 after a layup with 4:16 remaining. But the Lady Panthers couldn’t hit another basket the rest of the game.  Two Mitchell free throws with 14…

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FAMU women’s hoops falls to Delaware State 61-53

From Florida A&M Sports Information : DOVER, Del. | The Florida A&M University women’s basketball team pushed Delaware State to the limit Saturday afternoon, but eventually fell to the Hornets, 61-53, in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play at Memorial Hall Gym. Saturday’s setback was the seventh straight loss for Florida A&M (4-19, 2-10 MEAC), while Delaware State improved to 11-12 overall and 7-3 in the MEAC. THE LEADING LADIES Shalaunda Burney-Robinson turned in her seventh double-double of the season, pulling down a career high 21 rebounds to go with her game-high 26…

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Florida A&M set your take on Delaware State

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University men’s basketball team will put its three-game winning streak on the line this weekend as the Rattlers visit Delaware State and Maryland Eastern Shore in a pair of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference games. Florida A&M opens the two-game road swing on Saturday at Delaware State. Tip-off against the Hornets is set for 2 p.m. from Memorial Hall Gymnasium. The Rattlers conclude the trip on Monday with a 7:30 p.m. tip-off against Maryland Eastern Shore at Hytche Arena. Florida A&M (9-13 overall, 7-4 MEAC) is…

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Erica Jones’ season-high powers Kentucky State past Tuskegee

Courtesy of Kentucky State Athletics FRANKFORT, Ky. – Junior Erica Jones scored a season-high 22 points on Saturday to lead Kentucky State to a 68-56 win over Tuskegee University. This was the second time in less than a week Kentucky State matched up against Tuskegee, as the ‘Breds used a 32-point second half to hold off the Golden Tigers; splitting the season series. Along with Jones (South Haven, Miss.), Kentucky State (6-14, 3-10 SIAC) had three others in double figures. Senior Carnethia Brown (Louisville, Ky.) finished with 13 points and showed her pick…

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